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Author: Imas Suparsih

Affiliation: Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Indonesia

ISBN: 978-989-758-332-2

Keyword(s): Seating arrangement, students’ preference.

Abstract: This study is designed to find out EFL students’ preference of classroom seating arrangement and defined their reason in one of the private elementary schools in Bandung. The participants were eighteen students, consisting of nine boys and nine girls. A qualitative design is chosen to collect deeper understanding. Open-ended questionnaire and interview as the instruments in this study were analyzed descriptively along the way the process of completion of the paper. The findings showed that 28% students preferred on row classroom seating arrangement while 72% preferred u-shape classroom seating arrangement. The results from interview surprisingly found that all the students selected in the interview choose u-shape seating arrangement as their most preferred in learning English. To sum up, it is suggested that the teacher should apply various seating arrangements work best for students’ need.

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Paper citation in several formats:
Suparsih, I. (2017). Investigating Students Preference of Classroom Seating Arrangement in a Private Elementary School - A Qualitative Research in One of the Elementary Schools in Bandung.In The Tenth Conference on Applied Linguistics and The Second English Language Teaching and Technology Conference in collaboration with The First International Conference on Language, Literature, Culture, and Education - Volume 1: CONAPLIN and ICOLLITE, ISBN 978-989-758-332-2, pages 187-191. DOI: 10.5220/0007164301870191

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